The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 53 75
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22  
Contract jobs citing SOAP 17 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.43% 3.54% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.18% 13.57% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 15
Median daily rate £409 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £49.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -5.61% +53.12%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 407 339 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 34.26% 26.06% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 249 234
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.62 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +73.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing SOAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOAP in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Surrey

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +6 4 £450 +13.56%
Staines - 4 £375 - 1
Leatherhead +1 3 £403 +0.62% 1
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 30 (63.83%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) REST
4 17 (36.17%) C#
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 16 (34.04%) Java
6 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (29.79%) Selenium
7 14 (29.79%) Web Services
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
8 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (27.66%) BDD
9 12 (25.53%) RESTful
10 10 (21.28%) Apache
11 9 (19.15%) HTTP
11 9 (19.15%) HTTPS
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
11 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
11 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
11 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
12 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
12 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
12 8 (17.02%) MVVM
12 8 (17.02%) MSTest
12 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
12 8 (17.02%) Windows

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
4 3 (6.38%) Mule
5 1 (2.13%) FileNet
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
1 9 (19.15%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) SSH
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
4 8 (17.02%) MSTest
4 8 (17.02%) NUnit
4 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
6 5 (10.64%) Maven
6 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
7 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.38%) Subversion
9 2 (4.26%) Checkstyle
9 2 (4.26%) Cobertura
10 1 (2.13%) TestNG
10 1 (2.13%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (14.89%) Law
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Angular Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Unix Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) XML Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) XML
2 20 (42.55%) REST
3 14 (29.79%) Web Services
4 12 (25.53%) RESTful
5 8 (17.02%) .NET
6 7 (14.89%) JAXB
6 7 (14.89%) Middleware
6 7 (14.89%) XML Messaging
7 6 (12.77%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (12.77%) JMS
7 6 (12.77%) Spring
8 5 (10.64%) Angular 2
8 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.64%) HTML
8 5 (10.64%) JSON
8 5 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.51%) WCF
9 4 (8.51%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) DataPower
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) BDD
5 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
5 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (17.02%) MVVM
6 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.89%) Kanban
8 6 (12.77%) Test Management
9 5 (10.64%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.64%) Use Case
10 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
10 4 (8.51%) MVC
10 4 (8.51%) Release Management
10 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C#
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.64%) PA-DSS
3 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) HP
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos
7 1 (2.13%) Informatica
7 1 (2.13%) Netezza
7 1 (2.13%) Software AG
7 1 (2.13%) Teradata
7 1 (2.13%) webMethods